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Broken supply chains are causing inflation. For how long?

Sep 30, 2021
Probably through next year, but maybe even longer.
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell testifies before the House Financial Services Committee on Thursday. "We have no control" over supply bottlenecks, he said.
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First, the Port of L.A. was clogged. Now, it's Chicago's railroad yards.

Jul 26, 2021
Given the history of U.S. railroads, a chokepoint in the Windy City was "inevitable" once cargo started backing up elsewhere.
Following the shipping bottleneck in the Port of Los Angeles, Chicago railyards are now experiencing their own backlog.
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